Daniel Rodriguez vs Takashi Sato Picks and Predictions 8-22-2020 UFC Vegas 7 Odds
Daniel Rodriguez vs Takashi Sato
UFC Vegas 7
Saturday, August 22, 2020
Daniel Rodriguez will enter the Octagon with Takashi Sato at UFC Vegas 7 on Saturday, August 22, 2020. The odds have Rodriguez at -190 while Sato is at +165.
Daniel "D-Rod" Rodriguez will be looking to add a victory to his total of 12-1-0. The 33-year-old is weighing in at 170 lbs and stands 6'1". The southpaw fighter has an arm span of 74". Takashi "Ten" Sato stands in at 5'10" and weighs 170 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a victory to his record of 16-3-0. The 30-year-old has an arm span of 73". Regarding significant strikes, Daniel Rodriguez lands 8.60 per min and Takashi Sato lands 3.94 significant strikes per min. Rodriguez lands 48% of the significant strikes he throws while Sato connects on 41%. In terms of the fighter's defense, "D-Rod" absorbs 6.81 significant strikes per min while "Ten" allows 5.10. Rodriguez also defends against 55% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way and Sato is able to deflect 51% of the strikes thrown in his direction.
Concerning wrestling, Daniel Rodriguez is the more effective wrestler as he is able to score a takedown 1.94 times per 3 rds. Rodriguez is finishing his takedown attempts on 83% of his tries and is stopping 66% of takedowns his opponents have tried. Sato is finishing his takedown tries on 50% of his takedown tries and defending 80% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Regarding going for the sub, Rodriguez is the more skilled fighter by going for 0.4 subs per 15 min while Sato goes for 0.2 subs per 3 rounds.
In his last bout, Daniel Rodriguez fought Gabe Green and ended up getting the victory in the fight by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Green ended up landing 127 of 273 total strikes that he threw in that contest. Rodriguez finished this fight landing 175 of 345 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Green ended up landing 127 of 273, giving him a percentage of 46%. He ended up landing 61 of 198 significant strikes aimed at the head. Statistically, Rodriguez landed 50% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 175 of 344. Out of those significant strikes, he connected on 139 of 302 pointed at the head. 98% of the significant strikes connected on by Green and 96% of them landed by Rodriguez were done at a distance.
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In the last bout for Takashi Sato, he went up against Jason Witt and wound up getting the victory via a punch to the head while on the ground in round 1. Witt ended up connecting on 100% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance while Sato landed 16% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Sato landed 85% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 18 of 21. He ended up landing 18 of 21 significant strikes aimed at the head. Witt ended up connecting on 2 of 5 significant strikes in that contest. Discussing total strikes thrown in that contest, Witt landed 2 of 5 while Sato ended up connecting on 18 of 21 of all the strikes he threw.
Other bouts to watch
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Mariya Agapova encounters Shana Dobson. Agapova steps into the cage holding a mark of 9-1-0. The 23-year-old will fight at 125 lbs and stands in at 5'6". The southpaw fighter reaches 68". Dobson measures 5'6" and is weighing in at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 3-4-0. The 31-year-old extends her reach 69". In terms of takedowns, Mariya Agapova is able to score a takedown 0.20 times per 15 minutes and Shana Dobson takes her opponents to the canvas 0.39 times per 15 min. When it comes to striking, Agapova connects for an average of 3.84 strikes per min and connects on 51% of the strikes that she throws. On the other side we have Shana Dobson, who is landing 34% of the strikes she has thrown and connects on 3.63 per min.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Mizuki Inoue is set to square up against Amanda Lemos. Lemos steps into the Octagon with a mark of 7-1-1. The 33-year-old steps on the scale at 135 lbs and measures in at 5'4". The southpaw fighter reaches 65". Inoue measures in at 5'3" and will fight at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon holding a record of 14-5-0. The 26-year-old extends her reach 65". Regarding takedowns, Amanda Lemos prevents 10% of the takedowns her opponents try and is scoring a takedown on 90% of her tries. Inoue is taking her opponents down on 10% of her tries and curbs 90% of all takedown attempts. In the category of striking, Lemos is taking 9.05 strikes/minute while she is dealing 6.55 strikes per minute. Inoue, in contrast, absorbs 8.20 strikes per min and is connecting on 6.20 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Daniel Rodriguez (-190)
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